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Canadians Deny Causing Blackout


Via the Washington

Canadians cried “don’t blame us” as the search for the cause of the massive
blackout resulted in finger-pointing across the border. … Canadians were
defensive at earlier suggestions from New York City officials that the
problem had started with Canada. “They always want to blame someone else,
now don’t they,” Jean Macklin, a toy store owner, said a bit
archly. “Canadians aren’t doing too well with Americans this year,” mused
Rebecca Eckler, 30. “We have SARS, we opposed the war, and now we’ve blown
out their lights.”


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